“Kubo and the Two Strings” is a 2016 stop-motion animated fantasy film directed by Travis Knight and produced by Laika Studios. The movie follows the adventures of Kubo, a young boy with magical powers who embarks on a quest to find a suit of armor that will help him defeat a vengeful spirit from his past.
The voice cast includes Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Rooney Mara, and Ralph Fiennes, among others. The film is noted for its stunning animation and visual effects, as well as its compelling storyline and well-developed characters.
“Kubo and the Two Strings” received critical acclaim for its unique and imaginative storytelling, and was praised for its thematic depth and emotional resonance. The movie was also noted for its exploration of themes such as family, identity, and the power of storytelling.
The film was nominated for several awards, including two Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature and Best Visual Effects, and won several other awards, including the BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film. Overall, “Kubo and the Two Strings” is regarded as a standout entry in the field of animated filmmaking, and a testament to the power of creativity and imagination.
Duration: 101 min.